A Piano-Player for the
Most Popular School
Teacher in Richmond
THE TIM 158 l'OUN'DEl) 18?C.
TUB Uim'AT'JH KOU.NDEIi 1*0.
\V 1101/13 NUMBER, 19,657.
rUKSlMY, M'AKCIT 17. 1914.
A Piano-Player for the
Most Popular School
Teacher in Richmond
PRTfTPn two pttvto
Mexican Dictator Is De
liberately Hastening |
SEEKS TO FORCE
Seizure of American Arms and
Flat Refusal to Pay for Intern- |
cd Prisoners Cause Wilson
and Cabinet to Take Up
Question of Definite
I Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlsi i> J
Washington, March 1 ?>.--Two cvi :it<
transpiring within twenty-four hours
of each other havo caused J 'r< sld-nt
Wilson anil Ills Cabinet tak?i 11y? tii -
whfdw situation to ? 1 <-? i - i ? 1 ?
llnally what th::i ? ^uiitrv j-hall <)o.
J in-rta's f'lz-ir- of Arii'-ri n arms
Intended for th- consul:.'.- at M-.ilco
City iui'1 his Mat jinr,',;i ' 'it to
Oh'trge ? I'Slmuirhiii'Hsy hav ? r< at< '1 a
ti rlotiH, If i?"t a 1 ? t inIng. nv.;itn,'.
The Stale I?. pa ? t tin ? t thi aM-rn'?on
j?fi-lv<'l th- ot.:irioii> tint."tin '?linn;
frotn Ken r-Adrnl ral I-"l?-T? li. r. la ? :iars*>
f>l tho Afiieri-an ltn t, that t!;e .V \ at
dictator Is strer.r'hening Cie .1
I ? lis* s at Vit;i Cruz. r.::*i has sn rnmor-d
iiih gonboals to nuilr?i th?* water f: -:.i
Tills is acc.pie 1 an -xpr. ni; llu
< rt i's rontUI-n. <? th * th- l.":ilt<*d ?
must either t eooirniz.! Inn c 1 r.
It was suggest' 'I D' ' the I?; iiViKjotia?
PreBident lillltht al:-o have tl ?? Idea
tint' ?wno otlu i forelcn iiownr lnt? in1'
t<> Invade his country ' > prote.t her
liny llcoprn Vrunllallnil*.
Kearful, 1* st ai ? '.?.??r cou:.try sl.ouh:
take the initiative In tho M< N Nan
ctiibroxllo. tne !'?? -..lent, 1? is r-oort-?!.
Is seriously l on.-ol' ! It -? *! ? of
: eo ji? ii I ? i* ii ? *:%? d; pl'>ir.a t: i: negotia
tions with 11 >!? I * t.
Pr< sidont Wil-on's rout.""- probably
will 1)6 bC^tin through John I>l nd, Ills
confidential aj.-< tit t ow at \ ? ra <'ruz
Attention wa.- . all. '1 '-'"ia/ t th'i t ' '.
that Picslo-i.t Wil '?!! hud r.-vr . los. 'i
the door t" rcti' wed n-gotiati ins with
I lii- i t.i In his 1' tU t .-lit by John I.in.l.
"Cjin > g.ve t. ? .Ivlllz.d w rid
a i-..ti: f t. tory r? as. ti !? r rejecting out
(.?(..id fellowship.' I; .''..mo < at. sug
?.;-t any better wa> :n v..'.eh to m.-.w
mil t i i.mi hip. H'-ivv tl.' p.-ople of
:,:..\i?->.. ami meet > 'ir lnt? rnatlonal
oblication , w?- are more than wiHiiu^
to cotiflrter the tl" -stlon."
IticoKiiltlcn i opp' se.l by Prr ldent
Wilson, but In son,.- .[in11?-rn It i" b?v
illf.' IM'KCtl il - a I". -nit ??! th*- l.'pl'- ul
fjainboa. Iluerta'u Secret.iry of l*or
riirii Attalt:1. In h'.s 1 ? ? 11 ?? i to I.:?.?!,
(Jaiiiboa .siH-t.'. i*teil th.at i! e 1": lt?-d
I tat. s seti'l aii?l ara'o.i aoors
ilu.Tta'i- poii:t-bl i.It i < fns ! to pay
for tin- l'.'iet .1 solihcrs car.^1 for bv
r 11.? I'ultfl .-lit"-: .aasi.l mil' h V.oiry
it th- Male I o part in- it to-day
rials y.abl that tl.- .Ii t.itor 1 s t iki n a
"liil^h ami stroi.i; pruun?l" a?.*.i:t. -t th
a.Hon of th- 1 "iilte.t States in hobiiiu*
his pol.ll. r-: !:.!? i n-.: at 1 .11 I'.Ui-d with
out rei oKnixintr him.
Mis I'll rpitsc Ilelllieratr.
II1? a. lion in In. reasin? th- fortifl
. atlons at Vt-ra f'rur.. wh-ro the t.i: ' at
taek woubl bo made In case of inter
vention, is l.elic v."I by S"!iio to ) IV
been <lone with the ?'.< libel at- |iili|i"S.
..f iiRKiavat Mil; nil already oii!:-al sit
uation ami forvUiK tlilt; country t
treat with him.
I'nder pre.--. i\t conditio! he could re
bulf any nie.SKttmcr whom tho l'r-'-l
?'ent iniiilit s-nd to him unoni-lally.
Thus tho prc.-tit policy leav.s the
i * ii i ted States without th- ris^ht to >i<: -
maud of him why ho Is makl: ^ military
preparations at Vrr.i C'ru/.
AV'ar 1 loparl tneni ..lliciahi In-day
icl.ucd that Afi.i ' 'ru/. Is now .In no
.latu;er of a < *oii?l 11 ut lonal ;? t ntta-lt.
Mid If lluerta feared an attack from
the iriidde, he woubl hardly sf.*n:"thtn
his outf r fortillcatlulls ami summon
Some, diplomats to-day urp;ed that a
ehanvre in the attitude or t!i? artniin
Ivtrntion towards lluerta ooubl lie iit
tributed in pat t to two causes:
First, the rupture with Onrran.'.a,
when he declined to permit this coun
try to deal V.'lth liltil r* j-*a fdtti:? the
deaths of other foreigners than Ameri
Second, the views expressed by Sir
I.loncl Cardcn. who called on the Presi
dent to tell him why Knuland thought
lluerta's r<-connilIon advisable.
The.-io two can <??; ami lluotta's man
lier of forcing tbo MeNican crisis. It is
believed, convinced the Preslih-nt ot
the futility of inaction.
I'jirrnn/n < (implicates flutters.
While the Mexican dictator has been
r.ynravatiii? matt.r.'i at ^"?ra Cruz,
Carranza, at Tampico, has alao < om
|>licated matters, according to reports
which have reached tho Navy lopart
With a battle at Torrcon cNpccted
hourly, Admiral Mayo, in charge <.f the
American squadron at Tampico, has
started for the city In his Kunboat,
I'olphin. He will request C.'ai ranza's
chief olliccr not to tire upon a certain
section of the beleaguered city, which
he will mark off.
Fears arc entertained that the Con
stitutionalists wi'l refuse to ileal with
him sobdy, but will insist that Sir
Christopher Craddock be called Into
eonsulta t ion.
The Constitutionalist commander is
now twenty miles from Tampico. The
Federal j;arrlxon numbers 15,000 men.
\rvr Issue Completed.
[Special to The Times-Piapatch.]
Washington, March 3C.?Annouiice
ment was tnado to-day at Constitu
tionalist headquarters that a new $25,
000 issue of Carranza'E financial issue
has been completed, and soon will be
sent to tho Northern Mexican states
for distribution. /
Tho money is in $1, S3, $10 and $20
bills. The Norrls, l'eters Company, of
WashlnBton, Is doing tho enjTravinn
work, and Is In possession of tho plates
from which the money is engraved.
Avlnlor Called <o Front.
101 Paso, Texas, March IB.?General
Villa to-day telegraphed to Captain
Salinas, the rebel aviator, whose tnono
) piano has been undergoing repairs at
(Continued On Third Page.)
Saprrnir Court Act* In Cn*r ?.f Wll
... "niiiwlMiric K nl l t Iiijc .Hill*.
?w?shiui> ton. March 16.?The Hu
Vr.'i,t,,"i< to-day reversed tlio l-'ourth
ii. os ('lr, uit Court of AddmI.i
in Itiniihoi1 over to a sprinkler
v,','i?i'i" 1,1 ,u Williamsburg
< wi 111 iiig Mills at Williamsburg. Va
"?eot u. Hon g. e?. was ,,eld
n l . .'t' ' 'Ii A'"1.. lo.">? sprinkler
''"I & ' o. contracted on Au
. ust l.i'j.i, t0 install a sprinkler sys
lor tl.o mllln company, now a
\i . i .J WHSf r":^y r"t service In
' 1,,M! '"on tract it wan
l< >\i'|r><l that ml., was reserved until
tin; lull purchase price was paid. The
? jiitra-t was not recorded, although the
, 'aw provided tiiat such eon
V. f?r ntioi, of title were
? 'Ml as to creditors and purchasers lor
record.-d "otice unless they were
Kernri1 n mortgage to
r ii '"an W!,s executMl to Norvell
. f ,r!1Kl' *? "iivor of tii
. , "'?> ,li"- mortgage having
,. l('l!Jproperty cIaubo
lH: , ourl Ut Ul ???it th?? >r>rink.
I! ... fixture. and upon
its completion farms within the t. rnis
. ! .i VI * '''?"'?Hiired properly clause
11 , ''?ntra -t not being recorded,
i|.- mortgage t-.uk precedence over it.
1 t.cjiir t al.vo that it was
s; ry under the .im-nd-d bankruptcy
" t "f .I nno I'.-,, i:< in, f?r Holt * V,;
rw/ 'v7"i , S ,on,r?<t to have an . f
. . as l,8t tl": bank rupfs
c.t.ite in tin hands of tiii: trustee.
. "decisions were announced to-dav
, Vl,''.7>I"V '"'m J?? railroad
i.iu. anu other important cases pend
NO TIME GOES TO WASTE
Society t.lrl u ? Tnenl j-l'our Hour*
i l'"Kl>K?'?irill Ih Announced.
I. [I ''I;. 1 to 'I'll.- Tliii-.- -lj|.spat< h. 1
hoi . C' '? !L A,arc'1 "??? Twenty-four
?'?i-i t.ie anni.uue.-rnent of her
i ir ? i'< il> .*)1 |V^ Allen, pof.u
; ' .? k.u ami )iorH? \vf?!fiiin, %vas
\n.i vv'.. ??" wy /" '-'"'l-mint Krank
; ' . I I A > "f her
.... . ?'!>. l-.eutenant-Colonci and Mrs.
V ' -V ? ? * 1' ? '1
of'i'i ?lr ' Hint her friends had
'? t on i't ii' ??* Has th- announcement
? ' - -i-ai'1 *n-n t In st night. The
,! i ,'tiv-lV oV'V :ty u as attended only by
V ... "" CO'Hde.
All n and Lieutenant Andrews
? V'.. J^'--llou.-to!,.. I '.irk whil.
. I., a.,* there on a HKht-Sf-eing tour.
i ..ui -I mutual inter-st m their
ii- was stationed in
U..??hlfiBton for a ?l,ort tin,- before
' 1' Honolulu f..r dutv
ell 1 Is- A '.'V li;i:i ,* M ture.i more blue
. .. .. ;,t 1,0, s" by darli.K nd
a"y T"ll,er society i rl : n
. ???I on Tuning ffv-ral or the
; ! ' h.i-ws ih- and lieutenant An
togoth-r ?' -in?f several
, , . Anioiit; the places where sh.;
v.on i. .tints are Madison Souar
one; < iicairo, Louisville arid S.ui
ig 11 graduate of IJryn
l.!-:: ten nr.? tit 1 Mrf.. Andrews will
! ' v" 1 - * L:?n Allen. Vermont
;-"re J..euie:,ar;t Andrews l.? now eta
MRS. L0CKW00D IN So?e NEED
'-be .11 ust IIin r I'uuili or He Ousted
1 rorii Ifi*r liofnr.
I >p' I TO The TiliH - -1 ?i -t>at. h 1
Mr* llliv^ t bCh I':.-- Friends of
-> l.ockwood, tie o.togen
?' v ?? ???'?' ' ' r. V.iio twice ran for
I ,.t of the United States, to-day
1 , ' !,'r 'tinds to save Mrs. Lock"
" ?'. ? ?'hnancial i uln.
<, ,s raised within a verv
?' i I-ockwood will be ousted
? ? in h- bome on a foreclosed uv.it
? ? Nearly Ji.OOO already has been
,, raona I rri^r.ds.
i js iM^oukii Mr.s. I^'.'kwooil's !ifr?
: d.-hip and aid of the Indians
- . 1,1 P"-??'I>1 plight. She
eHi irt'tw ' i >'t*ars ?f her in., prose
V ? the Oklahoma In
Ju'diSmcnt vV' In,ir em :i tr?wendous
- i i'sfistant had a
l \- .ih h' t t . oivid.- her fee but
the success or i?? that
. tin* < !aun was lov.iird
His heirs f-.ut.d the old con
t;.'t i mnti.i! !ii|i paper.-. TI.ey brought
i'.d'nw/.i M-'1" i '"i ' ''tiyatiori that
, . v : .; rr. 1I-",;kIu"rv1 M^ge.i h??
1 ' ? 'in appeal lioi.d.
. V '' 1 ?' " ^e was dismissed nnd
nn e ecution was ordered, and on Da
l.V.uVi' r J'' 5 ,n;ir-shal attached the
DIVORCE FOR^MRS. ABBETT
I'ji pers \rr S,:,|r,|f |Mlt Sensati.tnal
linr^ivn A re Kiio^th.
' \ : ,V" :i.h" ','::i" s l'l.-M..aeh.l
t'av?.-r" of y ra tu!Vig^a dV' A l in
f Leon a;.i
I.illi;.:, Hall ' A bbett,' wife
Hovornor Leonani Abbet^ nffor^
j l,b to il.- Supreme <"'ourt
who t ?'"'?"I'll liowan. th.- refer.-e
b. ti's s'l'\ testimony in Mrs. Ab
it iv'-T- ordered sealed, but
MfM Ai'^ned that Mrs Ahbett named
hi ceo -I mi m!iIi ! ?'. husband's
uj O n nl- ;V V 1V oi la. .|ues Hattier.
, ' '.'"i'i- a I " tune it, the ,|rug bu^i
M t" '?"\l',,i'-. Tenn. ''or the |. i?t
A bbett has lived at Mifi. I att er'M
home 1'rook i ? n. Abb.tt "denied ^his
*?'??1 v .',1"! i VI,S4' she bad he. II
1,1.. -1\ n-i.-iiiformed," and ti.at Mr?
Kittu'i had been his client for many
Ahbett inherited J2.r.O.rtno from hi*
INTEREST l*S AMAZING
I )u li.-ited \\ ii rs hi its Like "t.oiiiir
... , . '?? Sell mil." *
the eM ILV"!0'1, n:.--Xoi onlv are
t? 11 III' H ol tile navv dlsplaVint;
work11 reeenl', !r' j " < h-" educa i io U
Hoik tec-nllv instituted hv Seeretarv
> .'j" w.;., shipM. but t he
W tl 1rr , th. tliselves
J . -i'-<' dilm-uc. 1() ,|K. t ask ..f
t .i..ling the nun. That, in substslncc
M.V,1;.' "r a- Le. ii. r, si'i,.-'
? the Young Men's
V'lMliel llS!-:?K'?Cd to tJie
? ^ . i.int ii l att lesliip tleet.
?^':;!'ielstir.y Heed, r relates that on the
i on i d.i> at sea all men of the fleet
to' thoM,"-"n0""1 ?i"-;luu' to list .'ii
, '".'"ig of tue department's cir
;;" ar ouiiitunj. ,aii f ;
and the lines of >ln(ly
'he <? tV.S'" i lf,al ?l?lrit of the work.
.,.ii" began to show when "school
ti soiuid. d on the following dav. ami
" Ml'"t to their classrooms.
lai.stmaii IvoiInU t oiiipun.v Ulna < n.se
In ,\nv 1 ork t'ourt.
1 Special to I lie Tiines-Iiispalch.l
w Alai'i'Ii 1 ij.?The United
^ X Wl, !,','.' , ?f- Appeals. Judge
<?.\ wining tno decision. tc?-iiav sii^.
pend. tl the injunction obtained iiv the
<ood w ni i-iim a nil Camera t'onipanv
ai:ainsi the Knstman Kodak Companv
"?^mining .the latter cornpanv froln
disposing of the libns it has on* hand.
.1. .1 Ku nedy, attorney for the Kast
V,o Wm,,a,iy- r:iM I?r?vc!,tinK
of films Would prove detri
i men I a 1 to both companies.
Kdwin Wetniore, for the Goodwin
company, pleaded that if tJio sale of
i !(\,,.1nim uilfl! /""'d ""Ration would
onttnue until long after "Dr. tlood
\M11S widow is dead, tlio attorneys are
dead, and tlio court is dead."
ONE FEMININE TOUCH
Dr. Will her, Attlreil nn Man. Carrie*
Knibroiriercri Opera Hag.
n- u<i, ,a. 10 'r'i? Times-Dispatch.1
wYii ?IK on* ^'areli 111.?l>r. Mary
\V allier has sueeumbed to the soft in
lluences of a Wnshington spring, and
il. ill?,, attired in hor masculine garb
to-daj, slio carrier! a large black silk
opera bag embroidered with a huge
ihil !!OI,M,>\ Th0 c/'mblnatioti of high
Mlk hat, frock coat and neatly pressed
trousers, and tho very feminine bTg
caused keen Interest in all who saw
Aged Strike Leader Is1
Going Back to
WILL NOT SUBMIT
| TO MILITARY RULE
Picturesque Friend of the Min
ers Claims She Was Deported, j
Which Is Not in Accord With
Attended With Great ;
Dctivi r, Col., HI.?*'I will go |
'back to Trinidad before the end of this !
i week." Th is wan the <1':' laration made j
j to-night b> "JNI<>111?-1-"* Jones, eighty- '
two years old, leader of the s?tri*:iu?
j coal miners, who v..is reloaded last
j night from the Trinidad hospital, ,
] where she had been a military prisoner
j hi nee January 2 2, and brought to j
| Denver. The manner in which she left
the camp was attended with great j
"I fully expect to be returned to
j prison when I reach the strike zone,
j but no 'iovornor nor President can
make me abandon my constitutional
right as a citizen to go where I please.
So long as 1 live, I shall refuse to sub- '
rnlt to military despotism."
"Mother" .lone:; made this statement
t after an interview with Governor Am
I rnons late to-day. She reached Den
ver this morning. There is a radical
difference between the statements of
"Mother" Jones and the State authori
ties, as to the manner In which she
left the hospital.
Sh.t* She Wa.q I)ep?rleil.
The .strike leader declares she siin
ply w.u deporteil; that she wa? brought
to I 'envoi under military escort and
.at State expense, without having evei
given her consent to leaving the strike
Governor Amnions and Adjutant
General John Chase said "Mother"
Jones had expressed willingness to
leave the strike zone if Governor Am
nions would grant her an interview.
Horace N. Hawkins, attorney for the
strikers, entered the controversy with
the statement that he told the Gov
ernor "Mother" Jones had not asked
I for an Interview, hut that she would
j call on the Governor if Invited to do
so. Hawkins declared that the Gov
ernor then invited the strike leader to
call upon him.
The conference between "Mother"
(Jones and Governor Amnions was at
tended by John It. Lawson arid John
McLennan, strike leaders, by Hawkins
and by Claude faireliild, the Gov
ernor's private secretary.
j "Mother" Jones told the Governor,
whom she held responsible for her
imprisonment and many other events
j in t lie history <.i" the strike, which she
declares discreditable to the State,
that she had been deported against her
will. She said she would return to
Trinidad whenever she pleased. The
Governor replied he hoped she would
not violate the law or do anything
j to cause disorder in the strike zone.
' There v.*as a lengthy argument over
j constitutional rights, and the authority
<-: the militia to make arrests.
Servo Notice on (iovornor.
In the course of the interview with
the Governor, the strike leaders served
i notice th? y would make an effort to
restore the J.ower I-"orhes lent colony,
! where tents recently were taken down
j by tiie militia.
Attorney Hawkins declared it his
? opinion thai the authorities had
I oruught "Mother" Jones here and re
| leased her to block an appeal to the
Supreme Court i:i the application for
a writ oi habeas corpus, recently de
nied by District Judge A. \V. McIIen
: flrle. at Trinidad.
In declaring she would return to
Trinidad, Mrs. Jones said she wished
to look after the comfort of the w.trn
, en and children of the strikers, and,
; particularly, to establish schools for
I those in the tent colonies
j "If they do not arrest me at once,"
| she s.iici. "I shall go ahead caring for
j tiie strikers' women and children, ami
; encouraging the men to resist tyranny
and robbery by the coal operators."
"Mother ' Jones was put on an Atchl
i son, Topeka and Santa Ke train last
night, arriving in Denver early to-day.
Her transportation from the strike- dis
trict came after she declared her in
tension of leaving the district pernia
j netitly. General Chase had said ever
; since- iier arrest thai she was at liberty
to leave when she desired.
"M tlier" Jopes was arrested at Trin
I id-id on January 12, after having been
| deported from the district the week be
' fore and told not to return. Since
' her detention several efforts have been
j made to obtain her release.
BRYAN'S LLAMA F0R~ ZOO
j <;ift l'rom Secretary >1 ny Cavort About
[ Special to The Times-Dlspsi tch.l
' Washington, March It!.?The zoo at
; Lincoln, Neb., will get the llama pre
sented to Secretary of State 1'ryan, if
the Department of Agriculture ofli
j clals permit it to enter the United
j States. Secretary Uryan to-day said
tlmt ho had received word t It it t his
; llama was held up at New York on
| account of a disease of tho mouth, lie
| added that he hopes to get tho animal
| through quarantine and then present
] it to the I.incoln zoo.
MRS. WILSON UNDER KNIFE
Wife of President I'ndergoe* Slight
[Special to The Times-Dispatch. 1
Washington, March 1(5.?It was
learned to-day on good authority that
tho illness which has kept Mrs. Wood
row Wilson contlned to her room for
tho last three weeks, while originally
caused by a fall over a rug. was later
due to the effect of a alight operation
which it was found necessary to per
i It is cxpected that Mrs. Wilson will
I be able to be out the latter part of
this week, and that she will rcsumo her
placc in tho social world beforo tho
end of Lent.
Sign Pence Protocol.
Washington, March 1C.?Secretary
Bryan and Senor .Calvo, the Costa Kican
minister, to-day signed a protocol ex
tending for a period of live years tho
provisions of the special arbitration
treaty between tho United States and
WILSON INSISTS '
THAI BILLS COVER!
Depends on That to
Break Up Antitrust
GET HIS APPROVAL;
They Will Be Consolidated Into
One, and May Reach House
Law Strengthened in Its
Dealing With Trade
Washington, March 1C.?President)
\\ iiHori, ni ;i rerice to-night wrtli I
the House Judiciary Subcommittee on
trusts, put the stamp of administra
tion approval on the substance of the
four bills to amend the antitrust laws,
which the committee submitted In vir
tually final form. Tliorc will bo another
conference at the White House within
a week, ami members of the committee I
asserted t'i-nis-'hi that unless protract-:
??il discussion should be raised in the '
full committee when the measures are
presented, nil four bills to strengthen ?
tlio Sherman law, covering Interlock
ing directorates, holding companies, i
trade relations and definitions of re- i
straintH of trade, would be reported to
the House within a fortnight.
President Wilson indicated his belief
that it would bo better to consolidate '
all the bills into one, in order to ex-I
pedite legislation. The Senate Inter- i
state Commerce Committee is under
stood to favor consolidation, and that '
It will lie etYe.""teii by the House .Tudl- j
ciary Committee practically is certain, >
?Miikc.t hrifrnl Suggestion*.
The President made a number of sug- j
P-stions to the subcommittee, which
comprised Kepresentati ves Clayton,1
Alabama: Cnrlin, Virginia, and Floyd,
Arkansas. Ho insisted that personal
l''tilt of individuals in control of cor
porations should be prescribed in every
bill, in order to break up the evils that 1
havo jyown up under the present anti
trust Jaws. The committee will revise
the bills with this In view, ami talk
with the President again before sub
mitting the measures to the full com
mittee and to the House. The draft of
the holding corporation bill had been
prepared just before the conference.
The measure would mako unlawful
tiiose holding companies that combine
the slock of corporations so as to lessen
competition, but would not affect com
panies which held the stock of corpo- .
rations that form essential parts of !
their business. Holding companies i
that are entirely for investment, and <
not for business directly, are not pro- j
hibited. This would permit companies j
like the big Insurance concerns to hold
the stocks of corporations which arc
The committee believes that In this
bill it has solved the problem of dis
criminating between the holding com
pany. operating by combining a num
ber of competitors Into one company, i
and the corporations that have been !
compelled to combine a number of con
cerns that are not competitors, but j
whose combination Is necessary in '
order to make a unit, or whole, as in j
the case of an oil company combined j
with a t>ipe line company, a produc- '
ing oil company and a retlning oil coin- I
pany, till making one legitimate oil '
Snvcw Small Investor.
The committee pointed out to the t
President that the bill would save to !
industrial business the investor who '
buys the stocks of various corpora- ?
tions, but is not engaged in the busl- I
neS-S of operating any of them. The \
bill applies to railroad holding cor- j
poratlons, but not to subsidiaries. It
drawing the line at substantial com- i
petitors. It includes cotton mills, if :
made up of combined competitors; it ;
would prohibit holding corporations;
of moving picture concerns, which
sought exemption, and would strike at '
various large holding establishments j
which made pleas before the commit- I
The so-called "theatre trust" also
would be affected. Theatre corpora- !
tions which hold two theatres In any
one city, unless it could be proven that |
: the;, were absolutely noncompet'.ng,
| would be prohibited, but the bill would
| not destroy a chain of theatres In dif- 1
i ferent cities in which there was no '
j element of competition.
j None oi tlie four bills as now framed !
: provides for exemption of labor unions '
from antitrust prosecutions. l,nbor or- j
gauixations, particularly the American'
i Federation of I.abor, have urged the 1
passage of the Itacon-Bartlett bill,
j which would exempt from any prose
! cut ion under the Sherman law assocl- :
j ations organized wholly for the pro
; motion of labor.
The trade relations bill prohibits
? manufacturers from contracting to I
| prevent a merchant from handling a j
I competitor's goods. It prohibits final
price Using to the consumer, though it j
permits the manufacturer or whole
i saler to tlx the price at which goods |
shall bo sold in the first instance as |
from manufacturer to Jobber. Under !
this restriction, the first sale of a man- j
ufactured article by Its producer would ?
, be iit the snmo price everywhere, plus i
? the cost of transportation. This bill I
, gives the right of injunction to indi- !
j viduals for threatened loss or damage:
(Continued On Second Page.) !
j Shop 7 o-Day
This morning the windows of j
tho stores anil shops of Rich
ntond are charming pictures.
Bo sure to visit tho shopping
districts, hut before you leave
home read Tho Times-Dispatch
In order to inform yourself
where to purchase and what to
Wilson Urg-ed to Take
Hand in New Haven
Senator Weeks Visits President'
and Points Out Dire Conse- i
quences if Railroad Tangle Is
Not Unraviled Soon?Mis
sion Not Likely to Be
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.] !
\\ ashington, M i r. h !? Discouraged ?
at the failure of the Department or;
Justice and tlie New Ilaven oliieiais to i
K"t together on It;: dissolution plan, anil '
fearing that prolonged delay will throw
the Xcw Haven Into the hand* of a '
receive. Senator We.-ks. of Massa
chusetts, to-day visited tli?> l'r sident
a'"I urged iiini to take a hanrl in tlu- j
matter. I! - predicted that nnl sf; the'
problem is handled expeditiously and '
? ar< lnlly. the resulting tangle will I
an:*e paralysis of Hisaneial and i nd us- i
trial operation." in the Cnitod Stat's. j
Senator \\ eeks contends that minor I
questions only are Ice. ping the con- '
fereos apart, lie urged the President'
to summon the Attorney-General. Uov
' rn<>!- Walsh, of Massachusetts* Chair
man Klliott, of the New Ilaven sys
tem. and Special Counsel T. \V Gregory
to the \\ hit-; lioviso and effect a prompt
I?urin^ ill** late afternoon Attorney
Or-neral M> U-ynobls had a conference
with tii.> President, and afterwards
ntrongly Intimated that the President
woul i not interfere in the pending j
Oitpose.H Time l.lmit.
Senator Weeks strongly opposes the
proposed time limit within which t!>?*
securities shall he sold, as contended
for by the A".turney-i i??neral. lie urges
that the limit he left discretionary with
the courts and asserts that the policy
of the Department of Justice will
have the effect of preventing the sale
and inducing possible Investors to
wait until a better "bargain counter"
situation is created for them. In ?
statement, Senator Weeks said:
"I havo seen the President and told
him that in my Judgment unless es
sentials were kept In view and de
tails subordinated I feared the New
Kngland railroads would go into the
hands of a receivership, an extreme
ly undesirable result from every view- J
"As I understand It. the New Haven j
Railroad has agreed to dispose of its
Boston and Maine stock, severing its f
connection with that road, and has
accepted as trustees for its holdings
the men nominated by the Governor of
Massachusetts and New Hampshire, j
without an exception. It has agreed
to dispose of all of its trolley lines. It j
has already withdrawn from the Bos- I
ton and Albany agreement, which !t had !
with the New York Central Railroad '
It agrees to sen us .stock In all of its I
steamship lines, except the Southern
lines, and that question, under the
Panama act, is to be referred to the
Interstate Commerce Commission for
One YitnJ ((ue.sttou,
"Therefore, the only vital question
in dispute is the time within which
the securities shall be sold, and tlu.s is
of Great importance to the railroad
stockholders as well as the -Vow Kng
land public, in my judgment no short
time limit thould be tixed, and the t
limit, when llxcd, should be extended '
il the railroad convinces the courts '
that lurther time is necessary or de- ?
sirable. To put a dual limit on the |
time, as th<> Department of Justice j
wishes to do, Is going to prevent a '
sale of these properties until they are '
even on a more extreme bargain coun
ter than the one which now exists.
"Investors will not buy Boston and
Maine and New Haven .stocks to-day,
and those roads should be rehabilitat
ed. making the stocks an attractive in
vestment for the New Kngland public, i
where they should be held, Instead of i
selling them 10 lie used as pawns on i
the. speculative checkerboard of out- I
side interests; incidentally, it is worth
while remarking that tiio only rail- I
roads which could buy this Huston and !
Maine block of stock would bo the I
(?land I runic or the Canadian Pacific
road.-, and I doubt if any New Kng- j
lander, directly or indiret tly interested, ;
wishes one of its main corporations!
controlled by foreign capital.
Important to Whole Country.
"Tills question is ?ot alone of vital '
importance to New Kim land, but to the
whole country, and indirectly to our
international affairs. If these two
old roads ?o into the hnnda of recelv< r?
that course will probably be followed'
ly others, the foreign investing pub
lic will become frightened, and we will
te likely to ROt back a deluge of our
securities, which would paralyze linan
cial and industrial operations in this
country. The parties at interest i:i
this matter should act. and act at
An Investigation into the working of !
trolley line systems In New England, I
owned by the New Haven, has been 1
started by the Department of Justice.
Jesso Ad kins, assistant to Attor- '
nc.v-(,eneral MclJeynolds. and Special
Assistant Attorney William S. firegg
left secretly for Providence early this !
morning. They will be gone several :
nays, and will keep in close touch with 1
the Public I'tilitiej Commissions of |
llhodo Island, New Hampshire and 1
i lassachusetts. These commissions
have collected valuable data, which tho
Department of Justice i3 seeking.
He tV 111 >ot Accept Position at Jlnndn
. of Clynn.
Albany, N Y., March lfi.?William !?'
Mct.omhs, chairman of tho Democratic
National Committee, has declined Oov
crnor t.lynn s offer to nominate him for
on V?? I'M rat District Public
sei vice Commission. Mr. McConibs's
reason for his declination was that ho
desired to practice law.
Mr. McCombs has been active in furth
Hie Governor's reorganization
thnvii??r, Democratic party''within
tno Htato. Ho has been regarded as tho
(vilao'n, roprosontatlvo President
MIGHTY VESSEL IS PLANNED
It Will 'I'akr I'lnce n? Vatcrlnnd an
Hlggest Ship A llont.
Berlin, March I ti.?Preliminary to the
conference of tho transatlantic ship
ping companies licre to-morrow, to
. oniider the traffic pool, secret meet
Inys of the representatives of the
British ami Continental lines were held
Th?: British representatives, with
whom the Canadian representatives
conferred, spent little timo over tbeir
dellberat ions, which apparently were
intended to insure a united front in
the ironeral conference to-inorrow.
The Continental representatives held
Loth day and night sessions, and prob
ably will meet again to-morrow morn
Tho report was current to-night that
unsatisfactory relations between Uto
i lolla nd-Air erica n Company and out
Kid'- stockholders, namely, tho Ham
burg-American, North German Bloyd
and International Mercantile Marine,
which complained that tho statutes of
Ihe company were amended against
their interests at a meeting some time
ago, culminated in the withdrawal
of the three outsiders from thu com
Go;..-ip among the delegates indicates
there may he sosne truth in the recent
British rumor that tho White Star
Company intends to build another and
larger Britannic to offset tho Hain
burg-Atnerlcan's fniperatcr, and sup
plant tlio Vaterland as tho biggest ship
ailo.it. The tonnage of tho new Brit
annic, according to the reports, is still
uncertain, but apparently it is to be
from l.oi.'O to f',000 tons greater than
The shipping representatives are to
be the guests to-morrow evening of
the Kmperor at a gala performance at
WILSON IS DISREGARDED
llis llnnnony Suggest Ions In Tennessee
Democrats <>o for Naught.
Nashville, Tcnn., March 10.- Declin
ing to listen to President Wilson's
suggestions for harmony In the Demo
cratic. party in Tennessee, and indors
ing the administration of Governor
lien W. llooper. Kepuldican, the inde
pendent Democratic State Kxeeutive
Committee jidjonrned late to-day, after
calling two State conventions, both to
meet on April 'J'-'.
The first convention Is to moot at
noon'April 21! to nominate a candidate
for judge of the Supremo Court. Tho
second will meet at 1! I'. M. the same
day to "take such action as it may
lie.'.m advisable in regard to nominat
ing candidates for Governor and rail
road commissioner." It was stated by j
speakers that the idea In holding two
conventions was to have the noinina- i
tlon l'or Supreme judge made apart |
from a "turbulent political convention." i
In touching on the harmony sugges-;
lions of President Wilson, several
speakers characterized the action of
the President as "ill advised," and de
clared that lie did not know the con- I
ditlons existing in Tennessee.
WOMEN CANNOT AGREE
Present Various l'leus as to Vote on
Washington March 10.?With various
factions in the woman suffrage move
ment pulling at cross purposes in at
tempting. to influence tho scnato as to ;
When iti'should vote on tho resolution '
proposing a constitutional amendment
Id extend sulVrago to women, the fate
of the resolution to-night was still in j
doubt. After Senator Ashurst had sub- i
mi tied to the Senate a deluge of tele- I
grants from suffrage leaders, some urg
ing an immediate vote on the resolu
tion, others insisting that the vote be ;
postponed until after the nation-wide;
suffragist demonstration planned for
May and still others pleading that
the* vote he delayed until the end of j
the session, the amendment was taken i
up for discussion, and will como up j
again to-morrow as unfinished business.
Many Senators expressed the hope |
to-night that a vote would bo reached j
soon. Senator Ashurst favors delaying :
action until after May but ho an- I
nounced his conviction that no votes
would bo trained for tho resolution '
thereby. Champions of the resolution j
admit that it will not receive U?e neces- |
haiy two-thirds majority.
HONOR FOR GOETHALS
It i 11 l'or Ills Advancement Is Introduced .
! Speeia I to The Times-Dispatch. I
Washington. March J ?I.?"Major-Gen
eral George W. Goethals, builder of the
Panama Canal, the greatest piece of
engineering work of ages."
This is the title, the reward and the
tribute Congress is to pay Colonel
Goethals for having completed success
fully the construction of tho Panama
Canal. The hill to this effect was in
troduced in the House to-day by i'hair
man Hay, of the House Military Af
fairs Committee, and it will pass with
out a dissenting vote.
It is provided in the bill that with
the retirement of Colonel Goethals from
the service of the United States Army,
or with his death, this special honor
rank and grade given him shall he
abolished. The hopo is expressed iri j
the committee that Colonel Goethals i
will not retire, and that when his work j
In Panama is done ho will come to I
Washington to advise and to help on !
other great projects confronting Uic :
ATTACKED BY ALLIGATOR
New ^ ork fisherman Vsirroivly Bs- j
capes I lea Hi in lis Jaws.
| Special to The Times-1dspatch. I
Palm Mencli, Phi., .March 1(5.- i.. II j
Green, of New York, who lias been at
the Breakers here all winter, was at- i
tacked jesterday by a female alligator,
enraged at tin? fad that one of bet j
young, having swallowed his live bait, !
line and sinker, was being hauled by ;
Green toward his small*bnat. In tho j
scramble the boat tipped over anil i
Green slid astride the mother aliiga- j
tor's back. The guide dove deep in the j
muddy water to escape her jaws, Green |
doing likewise when he realized the
situation. Arthur Middlcton, of New
York, probably saved the lives of the
two by striking the alligator across
the nose repeatedly with his boat hook,
while Green and his guide got ashore.
The story was vouched for to-night by
Green, Middleton, John Praneis and
William Dietcli. all of New York, who
composed the fishing party that started
out for Lake Osborne early yesterday.
JAMES GORDON BENNETT ILL
OT*ner of New York Herald Heported
in Scrlmm Condition,
f Special to The Times-Dispatch 1
Cairo, March 1(5.?.lames Gordon Pen
non, proprietor of the New York Her
ald, is seriously ill of fever on hoard
Ins yacht at Suez. ile Is reported to
be delirious, and tin additional doctor
has been summoned.
New York, March HI.?At tho olllco
of the New York Herald it \-as stated
to-night that no Information rad been
received to confirm the news report of
Mr. Bennett's illness .sent out from
Cairo. On the contrary, !*. was said, a
cable message had been received from
Mr. Bennett to-day. dated 1 *? ?tf Sudan,
which Is several days' Jn.irney from
the Suez Canal. It is tnerefore not bo
lleved at tho Herald o-'hee that Mi.
Bennett is not in Ills usual good health.
Mr. Bennett la in his seventy-third
Ilr. lOihiaril S. Holden Drnd.
West Point, N. Y., March 1(5.?- Dr.
Edward S. llohlen, famous as an as
tronomer, scientist anil educator, and
librarian of the United States Military
Academy since 19051, died hero to-day
at the ago of uixty-eight.
EDITOR OF FIGARO
SLAIN BY WIFE OF
Gaston Calmette Is Shot
Down in His
Visits Newspaper Which Had
Made Series of Vitriolic At
tacks on Minister of Finance,
and Kills Author of Them.
Tragic End of Bitter Po
Paris, March 1G-?Gaston Calmette,
editor of the Figaro, shot t.o-<l.T.y by
Madame Henrietto Caillaux, wife of
Joseph Caillaux, tho French Minister
of Finance, died to-night.
Mme. Caillaux went to the office of
the Figaro to carry out an act of ven
peance against M. Calmette, who had
been waging a onmpaign characterized
ny great bitterness against tho Min
ister of Finance. She fired at least
three times, M. Calmette being wounded
in the chest, in the side and in tho
"\Vhilo the editoi was being trans
ported to the hospital, lie said re
"I have done my duty. I have done
Stllimltn to Arrest.
Having committed the deed, Mme.
Caibaux submitted to arrest, and,
while employes in the Figaro olllces
were taking tho pistol from her hands,
".Since there ia 110 justice In thin
country, I take upon myself an act of
justice. Take nie where you will."'
Mine. Caillaux immediately was re
moved to a police station, where sho
underwent a preliminary examination,
the substance of which was communi
cated to tlie press at her desire.
"I am sorry," sho said, "for what 1
was obliged to do. I had no intention
of killing M. Calmette, and 1 would bo
happy to know that he will recover.
I desired only to teach him a lesson."
At the moment of the attack, M.
Calmette was preparing to leave his
oftlee in the company of Paul Bourgot,
the author. He excused himself to re
ceive Mine. Caillaux.
In her statement to tho police, Mme.
Caillaux explained that the campaign
against her husband bail become in
tolerable, and she determined to stop
it. She consulted an eminent lawyer,
who advised her that le^al proceedings
would be futile?that they wero often
worse in the case of an iuuoccnt per
son than in tho case of the guilty. Sho
decided then to take tho law Into her
hands. Sho bought a revolver, drove
to the Figaro otllce, and sent In her
Fires All llor Cartridges,
M. Calmette was most polite, and
asked what he could do for her.
"'It is needless for me to pretend that
I am making u friendly call,' 1 an
swered," said Mme. '"aillaus. "Then,
losing all control of myself at tho
thought of the humiliations indicted on
toy husband by this man, I drew my
revolver from my muff and tiroil ail
tho cartridges. M. Calmette was sur
prised at the Ilrst report, and tried to
take tsheller behind a desk."
Mine, t aillaux was charged formally
with attempted homicide, and was re
movcd to St. I.azare Prison. f.ater the
charge was changed to homicide.
it wa3 officially announced to-night
that M. Caillaux had tendered his re
signation from tho Ministry of Finance,
but that Premier Houmergue withheld'
his decision until to-morrow.
Mnto. Caillaux''is the minister's third
wife. She Is thirty-nine years old, and
her maiden name was Henrietto Rain
ouard. She was the wife of Leo Cla
ret le, brother of the late Jules Clarctle,
from whom she was divorced.
Tho personal campaign of Gaston
Calmette against Joseph Caillaux be
gan on January 12, and since then tho
attacks against the Finance Minister
have been a daily feature of the paper.
Tho fact that the campaign was in
augurated on the eve of the opening
of the last session of tho present
Chamber of Deputies created intense
interest In the charges. Among these,
M. Calmette asserted that M. Caillaux
offered to pay $1,200,000 to M. Schneider,
the legal representative of Marcei
I'rieu, who had entered a claim against
the government, on condition that SO
per cent of that amount should bo
turned over to the radical party's cam
paign fund for the coming elections.
Mnkcs Sensational Clin rue*.
Marcel I'rieu was a French merchant
of Brazil. Thirteen of his ships wero
seized by the Brazilian government in
isso on tho charge that the customs
regulations had been evaded. Event
ually llrazil paid to tno French govern
ment an indemnity of $3,000,000. Prieu's
claim to this was repeatedly rejected,
but his heirs in 1S9!) formed a syndicate
to the claim.
M. Calmette also charged that M.
Caillaux had "tapped" the Comptolr
National IVKscompte and other banks
to the amount of $80,000.
Among other accusations it w;m
charged that the minister had exerted
pressure on the judges to postpone tho
trial of Henri Rocliette, who was ar
rested In Paris In 190S on tho charge
of swindling on an enormous scale,
thus enabling him to flee to Mexico. M.
Caillaux was also charged with au
thorising the quotation on the Bourse
of questionable foreign loans, where
by vist sums wero lost by French In
M. Caillaux contented himself with
issuing categorical denials. But on
March 13, the Figaro printed a
facsimile of a letter from M. Caillaux
to an Intimate friend, dated "Tho Sen
ate, July lt>, 1901," at the tlmo M.
Caillaux was Minister of Finance In
the Waldeek-Rousseau Cabinet, In
which ho said he had been successful
in crushing the Incoino tax, although
seemingly he was defending tho tax.
This brought matter i to a climax, and
it was understood that the Finance
Minister intended to-take proceedings
against M. Calmette for . nubllsh'ing n
privato letter without authority either
from the sender cr tlio receiver.
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